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School Budget Vote is May 21

Filed in Budget News by on May 1, 2019
School Budget Vote is May 21

Voters to decide on a 2019-20 spending plan, elect two Board of Education members, vote on a bus proposition & capital reserve fund.

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Voters will elect two to Board of Education

Filed in Budget News, District News by on May 1, 2019
Voters will elect two to Board of Education

On Tuesday, May 21, residents of the Bethlehem Central School District will have the opportunity to elect two members of the Board of Education to three-year terms that begin July 1, 2019. Voters had an opportunity to learn more about the eight candidates running for the Board the Education when the Albany County League of Women Voters […]

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Board adopts proposed 2019-20 school district budget

Filed in Budget News, District, District News by on April 9, 2019
Board adopts proposed 2019-20 school district budget

On May 21, Bethlehem Central School District voters will consider a $100.8 million budget for the 2019-20 school year that would increase spending by 2.06 percent and carry a tax levy increase of 2.03 percent, an amount below the district’s tax cap. The proposed budget for the coming school year was adopted unanimously by the […]

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Adjusted tax cap is 3.54 percent

Filed in Budget News, District News by on March 5, 2019

At the February 27 Board of Education meeting, Chief Business and Financial Officer Judith Kehoe revealed a reduction in the district’s tax cap calculation of $350,000, changing the Maximum Allowable Tax Levy (MATL) increase for Bethlehem to 3.54 percent in 2019-20, instead of the 4.08 percent previously reported at the February 6 meeting. If the […]

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UPDATED: Budget discussions begin with State of the Schools, budget overview

Filed in Budget News, District, District News by on February 8, 2019
UPDATED: Budget discussions begin with State of the Schools, budget overview

Public budget discussions got underway in Bethlehem at the Feb. 6 Board of Education meeting as Superintendent Jody Monroe presented her 2019 State of the Schools address and Chief Business and Financial Officer Judith Kehoe outlined preliminary figures for the 2019-20 school district budget. The presentations mark the formal beginning of public budget deliberations that […]